Using the most relevant metrics to help you choose the right journal

About this video

After investing so much time and effort in your manuscript, you want to find a journal that has a suitable scope and the quality level you are looking for – not always an easy task.

In this webinar recording, two experts walk you through the points to should consider when evaluating a journal. Elsevier’s Dr. Wim Meester, Head of Scopus Product Management, shares a helpful checklist he has created. He explains where to look for a journal, how to assess a journal's scope, and how close the match should be with your paper. 

About the presenter

Wim Meester

Head of Product Management, Scopus, Elsevier

Dr. Wim Meester holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. After a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA, he changed from being an active researcher to research administration by joining the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) as Program Manager for Chemical Sciences.

In 2006, Wim joined Elsevier as a Publisher for the Animal Science, Forensic Science and Legal Medicine journal portfolios. Since 2010, Wim has been working for Scopus, the largest multidisciplinary abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature.

Currently Wim is the Head of Product Management for Scopus in the Research Applications & Platform group. In this role, he is responsible for the content selection policy and content strategy for the Scopus database.